The State of Suffolk is a key document of the Suffolk Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA). It is intended to provide an overview of the strategic health and wellbeing related needs in Suffolk, including the wider issues that affect local people, such as housing, employment, education and the environment.

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Infographic

We have created a graphic that shows just some of the links between all of the key facts and stats within the State of Suffolk! Take a look:

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Index

The index alphabetically lists all the documents that support the JSNA and the State of Suffolk, and also groups them by publication year. If you don't know the name of a report you can find everything by subject by clicking on the Related Reports, Health Needs assessments and Topics links from the State of Suffolk core areas below.

Acknowledgements

We would like to thank everyone who has been involved in the creation of State of Suffolk: acknowledgements.

State of Suffolk core areas

  1. Who we are
    Further information about Suffolk's population (including reports, needs assessments and topic papers)
  2. Where we live
    Further information about Suffolk places (including reports, needs assessments and topic papers)
  3. How we develop
    Further information on child development and education in Suffolk (including reports, needs assessments and topic papers)
  4. How we work
    Further information on Suffolk's economy and local employment (including reports, needs assessments and topic papers)
  5. How we travel
    More information on transport in Suffolk (including reports, needs assessments and topic papers)
  6. How we communicate
    Further information on communication, isolation and loneliness in Suffolk (including reports, needs assessments and topic papers)
  7. Suffolk communities
    Further information on Suffolk's communities and community assets (including reports, needs assessments and topic papers)
  8. How we stay safe
    More information on crime, fire safety and staying safe in Suffolk (including reports, needs assessments and topic papers)
  9. Lifestyle
    More information on health behaviours such as diet, smoking (including reports, needs assessments and topic papers)
  10. When we get ill
    Further information on illness and conditions in Suffolk (including reports, needs assessments and topic papers)
  11. How we sustain Suffolk
    Further information on wider determinants of health related to sustainability (including reports, needs assessments and topic papers)
Note:
On 1 April 2019:
West Suffolk Council replaced Forest Heath District Council and St Edmundsbury Borough Council
East Suffolk Council replaced Suffolk Coastal District Council and Waveney District Council
This State of Suffolk report was created before these changes, so gives information for the pre-2019 council areas.

 

Other resources

All JSNA resources (index here), including this 2019 State of Suffolk report, have been used to inform the 2019-22 refresh of the Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy. This is the final refresh of a ten-year strategy 2012 – 2022.

The State of Suffolk Report 2015 can be found HERE

For more information, please contact the Knowledge and Intelligence Team, Suffolk Public Health.